Georgia Southern University has tapped four new leaders for key academic roles this fall, including Ryan Schroeder, Ph.D., as Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences; Lisandra R. Carmichael, Ph.D., as Dean of University Libraries; Amy Heaston, Ed.D., as Interim Dean of the College of Education; and Stuart Tedders, Ph.D. (’87), as Interim Dean of the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health.
When College of Education’s Beverly King Miller, Ph.D., left Pueblo Nuevo, a community in Panama, to live in the United States at the age of six, her grandmother had only one wish for her — that she become the first woman in their family to attend college. Miller exceeded her expectations and now provides STEM opportunities to youth in her home country.
Sea turtle nesting season on St. Catherine’s Island is anything but slow this summer according to researchers at Georgia Southern University.
Georgia Southern University Double Eagle Warren Brandon Wright (’16,’18), a professional counselor who authored the book, A Dose of Motivation: Taking Ownership of Your Life, Tapping into Your Potential, and Stepping into Your Purpose, long felt called to be a writer, yet completing a book on his own seemed intimidating at first.
While most people tend to avoid ticks, Jackson Tomlinson, a graduate student in the Department of Biology finds them fascinating and beautiful. His interest in the parasites was recently rewarded with the discovery of two species of ticks that are entirely new to science.